observer. If an advocacy group is going to make the claim that they are 'pro-Israel', then its going to be very clear from the event how true that statement is. If it becomes a 'well, we support Israel, but we're going to bash this government because they're not "progressive" enough, then it shows that J-Street is not so much of a pro-Israel advocacy group. Remember Mark, J-Street is supposed to be a pro-Israel lobbyist, there shouldn't have to be much of a counter-weight coming from Israel.
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from the article: Israel envoy Michael Oren rejects J Street invite